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ID
6-509-1207
Name
Bomb Technician
Status
Published
Updated
10/26/2018 2:50:17 PM
Released
05/09/2017
Resource Category
Law Enforcement Operations
Primary Core Capability
Interdiction and Disruption
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Bomb Technician responds to incidents involving explosives and renders explosive devices safe
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Bomb Response Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1A Bomb Technician: 1. Investigates, renders safe, and disposes of suspected hazardous devices, explosives, explosive materials (as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives currently defines), pyrotechnics, and ammunition 2. Coordinates investigations with local, state, and federal partners 3. Performs diagnostics and renders safe procedures in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) events 4. Conducts bomb crime scene investigations 5. Collects and preserves evidence 6. Provides technical support to special operations, dignitary protection, and special events
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Hazardous Devices School (HDS)
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Physical/Medical FitnessNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Meets the criteria as set forth in the National Guidelines for Bomb Technicians, Physical Health Standards, Section 4.5
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Current FBI HDS Bomb Technician Certification 2. FBI HDS Re-Certification training per the National Guidelines for Bomb Technicians
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Current FBI HDS Bomb Technician Certification
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for this position (such as security, lodging, transportation, and meals) prior to deployment.
780
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Bomb Response Team
U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Critical Incidence Response Group, National Guidelines for Bomb Technicians, March 2014
U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), Enforcement Programs and Services, ATF Federal Explosives Law and Regulations, 2012